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Levittown, Pennsylvania
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are from Pennsylvania and had arrived at the hotel literally 12 minutes prior to the 4 p.m. check-in time noted on the booking confirmation. We were denied check in and were told to come back...ok, so I went back in the office 12 minutes later and had wait for better than 10 minutes to be "checked in." Once we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location of the John Yancey hotel is great -- right on the water! The rooms were just okay. Linens were low-quality, and the sheets weren't the cleanest. Our sheets needed replaced because there was sand still on our original set when we arrived. I'd stay again, but not if I wanted something particularly nice.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was excited initially after speaking to the lovely lady on the phone who confirmed my room. She was helpful and polite and it was virtually painless to book. When we arrived.. we were surprised it seemed like a different atmosphere. The first thing we noticed when checking in was the lack of advertisement on the sign at the road.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very basic rooms and a bit of a rowdy crowd on a Friday evening. Had an oceanfront room which had a great view despite the loud music from next door. Bed was average. Bathroom was average. Free breakfast included albeit too simple.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not one to give really negative reviews, but this was not a good place to stay. It is in DIRE need of a renovation. It looks like something from the 60s, and not in a good way. When we checked in, we were told we could find something "by the phone." There was no phone. When I called the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is old, in need up updating and upgrading, but the location is great. We had an ocean view room and we're pretty pleased with the view we got. The first impression when we walked into the Four Seasons building was the smell. The hallways have a very strong mildew, stale musty smell. Our room smelled as well, but... More 

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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family visited John Yancey Inn in September 2016. We had an amazing time! Quiet and quaint little ocean front gem! Clean rooms, excellent hotel service, and minutes from the beach! Free breakfast included muffins, fresh fruit, yogurt, pancakes, waffles, bagels, boiled eggs, cereal, fresh coffee, tea, and juice. Pool was clean and had a outside shower to wash off... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay here. Pet friendly rooms don't face the ocean, but walk 20 feet and there it is. My room was clean, airy, great beds and had oodles of towels. Fridge, microwave, everything I needed. I guess the room would be considered on the smaller side, but it's the beach and prime ocean front, so I expected... More 

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Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't pay attention when I booked and I didn't get an oceanfront room. The hotel seems to be divided into three sections, one having oceanfront rooms. I booked last minute at a busy time, this was the only oceanfront property available. It was fine, the bed was comfortable and it was a short walk to the beach.

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1 Thank YvetteRH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were there 4 days. We were a little leary after reading some of the reviews but this motel was perfect for us. Room was clean and had a kitchen area which was a nice surprise. We had a pet friendly room. Our only negative about the room is there was no exhaust fan in the bathroom. Front desk was... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oceanfront motel in the heart of the Outer Banks, NC. Outdoor pool, dune deck, rooms with balconies, FREE breakfast, FREE Wi-Fi, and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about John Yancey Oceanfront Inn

Address: 2009 S Virginia Dare Trl, MP 10, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7761
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Kill Devil Hills
Price Range: $83 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — John Yancey Oceanfront Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 107
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Also Known As:
John Yancey Oceanfront Hotel Kill Devil Hills
John Yancey Quality Inn
Quality Inn Kill Devil Hills
Kill Devil Hills Quality Inn
John Yancey Oceanfront Inn Outer Banks, NC - Kill Devil Hills
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#10 On the Beach Hotel in Kill Devil Hills
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